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Remember when: A community review
December 6, 2006
10 years ago: Nov. 6, 1996
Bulldogs, squander first-half lead, lose to Troy on road
December 6, 2006
The goal was simple for the McLouth High boys basketball squad.
Tonganoxie returns from layoff with rout of PHS
December 6, 2006
Tonganoxie High coach Randy Kraft is considering reducing the number of girls basketball practices in a week from four to one after Monday’s 74-29 win against Piper in the first round of the Eudora Tournament.
Wrestlers snag fifth at KVL dual meet
December 6, 2006
Tonganoxie emerged from the inaugural Kaw Valley League preseason dual wrestling tournament with a winning record.
Realtor blames fuel prices for slowdown
Rentals, homes for sale in Tonganoxie moving more slowly than last year
December 6, 2006
Whether the signs say “For Sale” or “For Rent,” owners report it’s taking longer to move houses these days. Sales may have been sluggish this year, but at least one Tonganoxie Realtor is optimistic about 2007 home sales.
New group targets young professionals
December 6, 2006
Young Professionals of Leavenworth County has its share of younger members, but age doesn’t matter when it comes to membership in the newly formed group.
Local student wins scholarship in statewide writing competition
December 6, 2006
Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins was in Tonganoxie last week to announce that an eighth-grade student at Tonganoxie Junior High School was a winner in the 2006 Learning Quest essay contest.
Brownback makes last attempt at fetal pain bill
December 6, 2006
Here are today’s headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:
Jarbalo Jottings
December 6, 2006
On Nov. 25, visitors of Tom and Jean Murry were Pat and Jeanne Murry of Olathe and Jim Murry and Jean Andra.
McLouth Happenings
December 6, 2006
Thank you to all the dedicated volunteers who deliver Meals on Wheels around McLouth. We are blessed to have the many volunteers whore committed tour local programnd keep it running smoothly.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 6, 2006
As I cut out my pattern size seams, recently I recalled the problems we always had with seams ripping out. This was before the “three-sizes-in-one” that I was working with. I also recalled my jolly good friend and neighbor who, though she needed a 16, always bought a 14. She didn’t use the whole 5/8-inch seam allowance, which of course spelled trouble right off. She had a problem with her seams ripping out, especially at stress points.
MHS lands six on all-DVL team
December 6, 2006
McLouth High football players’ names were scattered throughout this year’s All-Delaware Valley League team list.
Bulldog girls fall to Wildcats
December 6, 2006
McLouth held its own against Wathena for three quarters Saturday in the Bulldogs’ season opener, a Delaware Valley League tournament play-in game.
Youth’s shot nabs buck
December 6, 2006
Chances are, Kody Nehl will remember Saturday for the rest of his life.
Tonganoxie to host 2007 4A substate
December 6, 2006
Tonganoxie will be the site for Class 4A boys and girls substate basketball tournaments Feb. 26-March 3, the Kansas State High School Activities Association announced recently.
Madrigal Feaste moved to TJHS
December 6, 2006
The Madrigal Feaste often includes a juggling act. But this year, planners for the event have been doing the juggling.
Council members consider options
December 6, 2006
Seats held by two city council members and the mayor are up for grabs in the April election.
New legislators learn the job
December 6, 2006
Here are today’s headlines from Kansas government:
Chieftains, Bulldogs named to all-area teams
Football, soccer players also earn all-Class 4A honors through state coaches associations
December 6, 2006
Athletes wearing Tonganoxie uniforms could be seen in several editions in last week’s Lawrence Journal-World sports sections.
First school board candidate files
December 6, 2006
If elected to the Tonganoxie school board, Mildred McMillon would bring experience with her. McMillon is a past school board member — as well as a past member of the state board of education.